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Ricotta and Braised Leek Crostini

Serious Eats Lauren Rothman Post a comment

Soft braised leeks are accented with basil and rounded out with ricotta cheese for these simple, summery crostini. More

The Best Pesto

Serious Eats Daniel Gritzer 6 comments

This pesto sauce, through rounds and rounds of testing, has been honed to the perfect ratio, ingredients, and method. And while a mortar and pestle is a bit of work, the superior sauce it produces compared to a food processor can't be argued. This is the true, best pesto. Using a food processor, this ratio of ingredients will still produce a great sauce. More

Chickpea Salad With Pepperoni, Parmesan, and Basil

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 5 comments

Chickpeas go a bit rogue in this pepperoni, lemon zest, and Parmesan-stippled salad—the perfect option for an oven-free, summertime side. More

Juicy Turkey Burgers With Sautéed Tomatoes, Basil, and Ricotta

Serious Eats Yasmin Fahr Post a comment

These quick and tender turkey burgers are packed with flavor, including a topping of pan-sautéed tomatoes, melted shallots, ricotta cheese, and basil. They're a delicious 30-minute meal. More

Grilled Pizza With Grilled Tomatoes, Asparagus, Goat Cheese, and Marcona Almonds

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 1 comment

I know I'm committing a grave seasonal recipe faux pas here by combining a spring ingredient (we're in the middle of asparagus season!) with a late summer product, but dammit, we've gotten so good at cherry tomatoes that they're sweet and flavorful pretty much all year round. More

Pan-Fried Whitefish With Corn, Avocado, Lime and Basil Relish

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 3 comments

Pan-fried whitefish is the perfect blank canvas for a medley of fresh and bright summer flavors: sweet corn, red onion, avocado, tomatoes, and basil, all tossed in a bright lime vinaigrette. The resulting dish—quick and easy to prepare—is full of flavor and color, texture and tang. More

Basil Cranberry Julep

Serious Eats Nick Caruana Post a comment

It's easy to get friendly with mezcal when you're drinking this refreshing cranberry and basil-flavored spin on a classic julep. More

Oven-Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 9 comments

Oven-roasted tomatoes get sweetness and depth from maple syrup and balsamic vinegar in this winter-friendly twist on traditional caprese salad. More

Asian Pear, Basil, and Lemon Juice

Serious Eats Carolyn Cope Post a comment

Asian pear lends a delicate, floral sweetness to this light and refreshing juice, while the lemon and basil chat with each other in little bursts of excitement. More

Poached Eggs With Corn, Chorizo, Basil, and Brioche Croutons

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt Post a comment

Tender poached eggs served with a ragout of corn, chorizo, scallions, and basil, and topped with brioche croutons toasted in chorizo oil. More

Spicy Thai Tofu With Spinach, Basil, and Peanuts From 'Everyday Thai Cooking'

Serious Eats Kate Williams Post a comment

This simple stir-fry combines Thai staples—fish sauce, palm sugar, lime juice, and peanuts—with easy-to-find ingredients—spinach, tofu, basil—for a spicy, crunchy, vegetarian main that comes together faster than you can cook a pot of rice. More

Tomato Gin Cobbler with Peaches and Basil

Serious Eats Autumn Giles Post a comment

Playing with a handful of ingredients that can walk the line between sweet and savory, this drink is a total crowd-pleaser. It starts with muddling juicy peaches and fresh basil, then adding a pour of London dry gin blended with beefsteak tomatoes. More

Peanut Chicken and Chinese Egg Noodles with Baby Bok Choy and Baby Corn

Serious Eats Jennifer Olvera 1 comment

Soothing, silky chicken in peanut sauce is served atop Chinese egg noodles with baby bok choy and baby corn. More

Panzanella with Artichokes, Black Olives, and Capers

Serious Eats Deborah Mele 5 comments

As we move into the heart of summer and plump, juicy tomatoes begin to ripen on the vine, I start to crave panzanella. The simple, rustic salad from central Italy is made with stale bread and ripe tomatoes, epitomizing the classic Italian tradition of using leftover ingredients to create an amazing dish. More

Summer Sun Gold Tomato Pasta with Bread Crumbs

Serious Eats Nick Kindelsperger 2 comments

It's excruciating to wait for tomatoes to come into season. So when I found ripe little Sun Golds looking beautiful at the market, I wanted to celebrate. I dreamt of a dish that would highlight the unique character of the little tomatoes, putting them at the center of the plate. More

Grilled Cremini Mushrooms Stuffed with Basil- and Parmesan-Mayo

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel 2 comments

Although quick and simple, these stuffed creminis leave a memorable impression. More

Basil and Parmesan Mayonnaise

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel 5 comments

Basil and parmesan give this mayo a robust flavor that can instantly do a lot of the heavy lifting in a salad dressing or on a sandwich. More

Skillet Pasta with Sausage, Squash, and Spinach

Serious Eats Yasmin Fahr 7 comments

A quick one-skillet dish of pasta, sausage, and yellow squash. More

Basil Cornmeal Sandwich Cookies with Apricot Filling

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins 7 comments

In these summery sandwiches, cornmeal cookies are flavored with fresh basil and layered with apricot jam. More

Spaghetti al Limone with Poached Chicken

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti 12 comments

Moist chicken elevates this quick dish into more than just a plate of pasta. Fresh basil, bright and tangy lemon, and parmesan star in a light, barely-there cream sauce. More

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